Hyderabad: The Telangana government is making efforts to bring back 28 tourists from the state stranded in earthquake-hit Nepal.

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Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao directed officials to make all arrangements to safely bring back all those stranded.

A statement from the Chief Minister's Office on Saturday night said the state officials in Telangana Bhavan in New Delhi were coordinating with the external affairs ministry. They were also in touch with the Indian embassy in Kathmandu.

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As many as 40 students from Telangana are studying in Bharatpur Medical College in Nepal and the officials were making efforts to bring them home.